Essays about: "life cycle assessment analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 136 essays containing the words life cycle assessment analysis.

  1. 1. A Study on Life Cycle Assessment-based Tool for the Early Stage of Building Design

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Nazila Ravan; [2019]
    Keywords : Architects; architectural design; buildings; carbon footprint; life cycle assessment; sustainability; tool;

    Abstract : The responsibility of the building sector to diminish the harmful environmental impacts, locally and globally, has been extensively considered. Thus, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in building and construction practices has been widely implemented. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability in hospitality : A case study of hotel Galomar

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Lovisa Paula Clevehorn; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: environment; hospitality; life cycle assessment; sustainability; tourism.; Nyckelord: besöksnäringen; hållbarhet; livscykelanalys; miljö; turism.;

    Abstract : Newly refurbished Galomar opened in the summer of 2018 and is awarded the first self-sufficient hotel in Madeira Island out of renewable energy sources. The hotel management is highly engaged in sustainability and therefore wants to ensure that they are doing everything achievable to be as sustainable as possible. READ MORE

  3. 3. Paper vs Leaf: Comparative Life Cycle Assessment Of Single-use Plates Made Of Renewable Materials

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lucia Korbelyiova; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Life cycle assessment; Disposable plates; Leaf; Paper;

    Abstract : Global plastic pollution of the natural environment is extremely detrimental as it is causing deaths of animal species. More than 80 % of marine litter is made up by plastics and 70 % of those are made up by disposable items. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multi-criteria assessment of biomethane production from waste and residual feedstocks of Emilia-Romagna (Italy)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Giovanni Zanaroli; [2019]
    Keywords : biomethane; nutrients recycling; anaerobic digestion; multi-criteria assessment; transport;

    Abstract : Biomethane can be produced by anaerobic digestion of residues or wastes and it can be used as a renewable fuel for transport. It is associated with reduced GHG emissions, offsetting of fossil fuels and of mineral fertilizers, waste management and nutrient recycling in agriculture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determining the primary energy demand and greenhouse gas emission of carrots : Comparing organic and conventional small scale carrot production and supply in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Isac Jazin Jareborg; [2019]
    Keywords : LCA; GWP; CED; value chain; agriculture;

    Abstract : This study assessed the environmental performance of organic and conventional carrots produced and supplied in Sweden, as well as mapping out and describing the local carrot production and supply in Sweden to lay the roundwork for a decision support, primarily aimed at Swedish farmers and consumers. A life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology with the system boundary from carrot cultivation to consumer gate and a functional unit (FU) of 1 kg of carrots at the farm was applied, using the LCA software SimaPro 8. READ MORE